Robbie Lieberman

Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Contact Information

Office: Social Sciences (SO 22), Room 2002A
Phone: 470-578-7847
Fax: 470-578-9141


Dr. Robbie Lieberman came to Kennesaw State as Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department in 2013. Her publications include “My Song Is My Weapon:” People’s Songs, American Communism and the Politics of Culture 1930-1950 (University of Illinois Press, 1989, 1995), which won the Deems-Taylor Award from ASCAP; The Strangest Dream: Communism, Anticommunism and the U.S. Peace Movement 1945-1963 (Syracuse University Press, 2000); and Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest (University of Missouri Press, 2004). She co-edited, with Clarence Lang, Anticommunism and the African American Freedom Movement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 2011). She has published articles and book chapters on African American peace advocates, anticommunism and black liberation, and the history of the song Kumbaya. She served as editor of Peace & Change: A Journal of Peace Research, from 2006-2011. Dr. Lieberman’s teaching interests and areas of expertise include social movements, peace studies, the 1960s, and protest music.  Education B.A., University of California, Berkeley M.A., University of Michigan Ph.D., University of Michigan


M.A., University of Michigan
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Program Members

Aguilar, Rudy
Bradley, Regina
Brown-Spiers, Miriam
Dickey, Jennifer
Dudenhoeffer, Larrie
Dyckhoff, Danelle
Gephardt, Katarina
Grooms, Tony
Hill, Rebecca
Keltner, Stacy
Kim, Na-Rae
King, David
Lands, LeeAnn
LeBaron, Alan
Lewis, Catherine
Lieberman, Robbie
McClintock, Diana
McGrew, Mandy
Miller, Cherie
Niemann, Linda
Okie, Tom
Omidvar, Iraj
Piecuch, Jim
Powell, Tammy
Pynn, Tom
Richards, Anne
Silva, Ernesto
Thomas, Griselda
Way, Albert
Whitlock, Ugena
Wright, Trey